Jax State soccer looking to gain momentum

Garrett Sanders, Sports Writer Last week, the Gamecocks had a series of matchups against a couple of in-state foes, Troy University and Samford University. Not only did JSU have that, but they also had a road to trip to Macon, Georgia to take Mercer University. Despite the busy weekend for the JSU Soccer team, it looked like things would be in their favor. This team had … Continue reading Jax State soccer looking to gain momentum

Gamecock Soccer squares off with in-state rivals

Garrett Sanders, Sports Writer Last Friday night, the Gamecocks had a very intriguing matchup against an in-state rival, the University of North Alabama Lions. UNA, one of the hottest soccer teams in the state of Alabama, was looking to win their fifth straight game. Unfortunately for the Gamecocks, talent in this one would show who was the better team. The Gamecocks were overmatched on defense. The … Continue reading Gamecock Soccer squares off with in-state rivals

Gamecocks suffer season-ending loss at SEMO

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter  Gamecock soccer traveled to Southeast Missouri on Sunday needing a win in their final regular season match to guarantee a spot in the eight-team Ohio Valley Conference Soccer Championship tournament. Unfortunately, the Gamecocks came up empty against the Redhawks (7-7-3, 4-3-3) in a bitter 1-0 defeat Sunday afternoon. With the loss and Austin Peay’s win over Morehead State earlier Sunday, Jacksonville … Continue reading Gamecocks suffer season-ending loss at SEMO

Late goals by Gamecocks keep OVC tourney dream alive

Daniel Mayes, Chanty Sports Reporter The Jacksonville State soccer team used two goals in the final 20 minutes to defeat Morehead State 2-1 on Sunday and kept the Gamecocks’ Ohio Valley Conference tournament hopes alive. In the final regular season match at JSU Soccer Field, goals by Emma Meadows and Kayla Thompson late in the match erased a Morehead State 1-0 lead that held for … Continue reading Late goals by Gamecocks keep OVC tourney dream alive

JSU falls to SIUE, splits road trip to Illinois

Grant Benefield, Chanty Sports Reporter Gamecock soccer was blanked offensively Sunday, falling 2-0 to OVC opponent Southern Illinois Edwardsville. The match was the second of two on the Gamecocks’ (5-8-2, 2-5-0) road trip to Illinois, in which JSU bested Eastern Illinois 1-0 on Friday. The Cougars’ (6-6-2, 4-2-1) defense was more than stingy against the Gamecocks on Sunday in Edwardsville, limiting JSU to just 3 total … Continue reading JSU falls to SIUE, splits road trip to Illinois

Gamecock soccer falls late to Belmont

Logan Arnwine, Chanticleer Sports Reporter The Belmont Bruins instantly set the pace of the game by applying pressure on the Gamecocks early on, which they carried to a 4-1 victory over Jacksonville State on Sunday, Oct. 1, in Nashville, Tenn. Coming off their first conference victory against Austin Peay, the Gamecocks hoped to carry over any momentum into Belmont, but from the opening kick, the … Continue reading Gamecock soccer falls late to Belmont

Gamecock Soccer stumbles against Murray State

Grant Benefield, Chanticleer Sports Reporter The Gamecocks’ recent struggles continued Sunday afternoon at home against the defending OVC champion Murray State, falling 3-0 to the Racers. Within the first ten minutes of play, the Gamecocks (3-6-2, 0-3-0) fell behind a 2-0 deficit that they would not be able to overcome. The loss to Murray State (7-1-1, 2-0-1) brings the losing skid to four in a … Continue reading Gamecock Soccer stumbles against Murray State

Tennessee Tech gives JSU first home loss

Daniel Mayes, Staff Sports Reporter The Jacksonville State Soccer team suffered their first home defeat of the season on Sunday, falling to the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 1-0. In a match in which the two teams played each other remarkably close, as the two squads finished with nearly identical stats, a Tennessee Tech goal in the second half proved to be the difference. Tennessee Tech … Continue reading Tennessee Tech gives JSU first home loss

Gamecock Soccer falls to USA in Jaguar Classic

Daniel Mayes, Staff Reporter The Jacksonville State University Soccer team fell to in-state foe South Alabama 3-1 on Sunday to close out the Jaguar Invitational held on USA’s campus. The Gamecocks played rival Troy to a 0-0 draw on Friday to begin the event before taking on the Jaguars. The South Alabama Jaguars capitalized on a couple of mistakes by JSU to outpace the Gamecocks, … Continue reading Gamecock Soccer falls to USA in Jaguar Classic

JSU Soccer falls to Alabama

The Gamecocks dropped to 3-5 on the season after a 2-0 loss to non-conference opponent Alabama on Sunday. The first period brought the only goals scored in the game, both by Alabama. One came at the 12:30 marker by Bama’s Celia Jimenez. The second and final goal was also by Jimenez and came at 40:25 into the first period. Alabama took 38 shots total, 25 … Continue reading JSU Soccer falls to Alabama